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    Title Anatomical variation of the superior thyroid artery and its relation to the external laryngeal nerve. Introduction The thyroid gland is the largest endocrine gland located in the anterior triangle of the neck. It consists of two lobes, right and left, connected by an isthmus in the middle. The thyroid gland is mainly supplied by the superior thyroid artery, the first branch of the external carotid artery, and the inferior thyroid artery, a branch of the thyrocervical trunk of the subclavian artery; and occasionally by the thyroidea ima artery, an infrequent branch of the arch of the aorta. The venous drainage of the thyroid gland is into the internal jugular vein through the superior and the middle thyroid vein; and by the inferior thyroid…

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    Introduction: Our modern society is engaged in pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle in order to avoid common health problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes mellitus to name a few. Exercise duration, frequency and intensity all are relevant in triggering physiological responses in our bodies. For example, skeletal muscles demand an increase in oxygen and substrates and simultaneously remove carbon dioxide and metabolites (Burton et al., 2004). Furthermore, studies have…

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    in the coronary arteries and leads to a myocardial infarction. Arteriosclerosis is when artery walls become hardened (notes from class). Atherosclerosis is a type of arteriosclerosis and is the main focus of heart disease development for the following disease progression (class notes). The development of atherosclerosis starts with endothelial damage or inflammation of the arterial wall which leads LDL cholesterol to penetrate the wall and become oxidized (class notes). The oxidized LDL is…

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    Non-ST Segment Elevation Heart Attack A heart attack occurs when a blood vessel on the surface of the heart (coronary artery) is blocked and interrupts blood supply to the heart muscle. This causes that area of the heart muscle to permanently scar. This blockage may be caused by cholesterol buildup (atherosclerotic plaque) within a coronary artery. The plaque cracks which creates a rough surface where blood cells attach, forming a clot. Chest discomfort that happens with exertion and goes away…

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    (University of California; Weinstein) Long term stress is also known as chronic stress. When stress starts interfering with your ability to live a normal life for an extended period, it becomes even more dangerous. You can have heart problems, when stress hormones (like adrenaline) are releases in the body ten to thirty times the normal level, the effects of these hormones can be harmful or even deadly to the body. When the levels are so much higher than normal, the heart becomes overwhelmed to…

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    During my first day shift in SINU, my preceptor nurse helped orient me to the floor. After meeting one patient, we were informed of a new admission that we would be taking care of. I was able to listen to Emergency Department nurse give report to my preceptor over the phone. I had the opportunity to go with the charge nurse to transport the new admission from the Emergency Department to our unit. Upon our arrival back to SINU, we transferred the patient from the stretcher to the bed, performed a…

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    more oxygen and it also speed up the heart allowing the oxygen to be transported to the muscle faster. The human body cannot keep up with this for long. Eventually the heart and lungs reach their maximum work efforts and it can only neutralize the lactic acid for a short period of time. This buildup of lactic acid is what causes the muscles to feel fatigued and soar the next day. Once the acid production stops the muscle start to recover until the acid balance is restored. (citation). Something…

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    has lead them up to getting this disease. The factors of how a person can develop hypertension will be talked about as well. When the body is affected by a disease or disorder the system of how the body works will start to change sometimes. This paper will describe how hypertension affects the body system as a whole. The results will be discussed on how hypertension has an effect on the economy. Hypertension comes from having high blood pressure. High blood pressure is from when there is…

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    things you can easily change to reduce the risks associated with high blood pressure, and you know the things that you cannot change so easily and yet can still minimize the effects of to some extent. And then the really good news is that ALL of this positive good stuff can be further enhanced by the use of some well-chosen, high-quality natural high blood pressure remedies, which you can learn all about right here on my site. High Blood Pressure (In Brief) Blood pressure is defined as the…

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    Some of the less common side effects that the nurse should be monitoring for are edema, vomiting, nausea, rash and prolonged bleeding. The nurse needs to monitor for rhinitis, asthma, and urticaria. They should assess the infant for skin rash. If a rash is present, the ibuprofen should be stopped immediately. She respiratory status, heart rate, blood pressure, echocardiogram and heart sounds should be done routinely during therapy. Davis drug guide 9. If undetected and untreated, how might…

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